The mission of the Army is to organize, train, and equip active duty and reserve forces for the preservation of peace, security, and the defense of our Nation--the Army focuses on land operations.
Special Note: Realize that the Department of Defense has a number of informational servers that include all the military Services of the United States, i.e.,LabLink, DefenseLink, DRMS (DOD property sales), Defense Technical Information Web, DODTravelink, etc.
The following material was condensed and edited from the U.S. Army Web site--with added content to further inform visitors to the Federal Gateway site.
US Government Blue Pages Online Directory federal telephone directory.
Country Studies/Area Handbooks - Army a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress--contains studies of over 70 countries.
Note: Under normal circumstances, people can locate someone in the U. S. Army at: Military Locator Services: (703) 325-3732.
National Finance Center - Employee Personal Page Information excellent source for federal employees of agencies serviced by NFC to follow their payroll, leave, travel, insurance, and other personal information on line.
LIFELines offers quality medical services and much more---created by the Navy but designed for all DOD (civilians included). A quality site!
Army Civilian Personnel Online details career choices, education, training, etc.
Cold War Recognition Certificate if you served in the U. S. armed forces or were in a qualified federal government civilian personnel position during September 2, 1945, to December 26, 1991, you may be entitled to this Certificate (sample of same included).
Army ROTC "The Smartest College Course You Can Take"--call 1-800-USA-ROTC. Includes information about the Army's educational benefits.
Community Relations Assets details the Golden Knights Parachute Team, Army Field Band, etc.
United States Armed Forces mostly U. S. Army locations.
Army Acquisition Pollution Prevention Support Office concerned with Hazardous Materials, Toxins, Pollution Prevention, Environmental Health, etc.--AAPPSO leads this effort for the Army.
Occupational Safety and Health concerns the Armys Industrial Hygiene activities.
Army Acquisition Web site offers contractors opportunities, training, procurement information, etc.
KidScape Parent/Child Resource learning site designed for 4-7 year olds--and their parents!
Be All You Can Be the U.S. Armys recruitment site.
United States Military Academy located at West Point, NY. The course is of 4 years duration, during which the cadets receive , besides a general education, theoretical and practical training as junior officers. Cadets who complete the course satisfactorily receive the degree of Bachelor of Science and a commission as second lieutenant in the Army.
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